IT Manager – Leicester, East Midlands – up to £50k

East Midlands


£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits


IT Manager – Leicester, East Midlands – up to £50k

IT Manager, Infrastructure Manager, IT Specialist, Infrastructure Specialist, Windows, VMWare, virtualisation, SQL, server, database, man-management, Leicester, East Midlands, Nottingham, Burton on Trent, Loughborough, Coventry, up to £50k.

A specialist software provider based in Leicester are looking for an IT Manager with specialist infrastructure knowledge to join the growing IT department. Along with this infrastructure know-how, you will come with great man-management skills and experience heading-up teams and the duties attached.

With a growing support function, you will have a number of networking and infrastructure 1st, 2nd and 3rd line analysts below you as well as specialists based around virtualisation as well as physical servers and experience managing Windows and Microsoft environments. The successful candidate will report directly into the Head of IT and be a key decision maker as well as be responsible for your own budget.

Further duties include dealing with 3rd party suppliers and vendors. Ultimately you will be responsible for the infrastructure of the organisation moving forward. You will be responsible for the management and delivery of a reliable IT infrastructure for the organisation and be accountable for it’s availability and performance. Team management duties will include the development of the team (hiring, firing, training, one-on-ones, etc.)

Technical skills and experience required:

* Commercial experience in a similar IT Manager or Infrastructure Manager position
* Windows & Microsoft environments – Server 2012 to Server 2016
* VMWare
* Virtual and physical server management
* SQL Server and databases
* Team management – team well-being, hiring/firing, training

Extra requirements: project management, ISO27001, change management, budget management, supplier management and vendor management. Project management qualifications (Prince2) is also highly desirable.

Desirables include:

* Windows migrations

My client is offering a competitive salary of up to £50,000 plus benefits plus the role will be standard hours of business. This is an opportunity to work for strong professional company with an exceptional reputation and could be just the key to a long and successful career.

This role is based in Leicester which is easily accessible from surrounding East Midlands areas such as Nottingham Burton on Trent, Loughborough and Coventry.

If you believe you fit the role, then please click apply for immediate consideration. Your CV will come straight to my inbox and I shall contact you soon after. If you don’t have a CV ready just send me an email and we can talk through the role and you can get a CV together later. Find me on LinkedIn

Candidates from all ages and backgrounds will be considered for this role. Ascent People Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy.

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